Dress up for Zombie Mile, Tiger Bass 5K

The Zombie Mile and the Tiger Bass 5K Run/Walk gives road racers a good reason to dress up and go for a jog this weekend in Bluffton.

Things get started today with the Zombie Mile, a one-mile family fun run/walk with a Halloween theme in downtown Bluffton.

The race starts at 6 p.m. The course takes participants up Pin Oak Street, 8th Avenue, Goethe Road and will finish at the Promenade.

Awards will be given to the top finishers and for best costume for groups, individuals and pets. A post-race party will feature live music, refreshments, trick-or-treating, a pumpkin toss and more. The event will benefit the Bluffton Bark Park.

On Saturday, the third annual Tiger Bass 5K Run/Walk will start at 9 a.m. at Hampton Lake. The 3.1-mile run/walk and 1-mile fun run/walk begins and ends at the Lakeside Amenity Village and will circle through the heart of Hampton Lake. Children are invited to attend and costumes for all ages are welcome in celebration of Halloween.

First 100 entrants guaranteed a T-shirt. The race will benefit the American Cancer Society.

What: Bluffton Zombie Mile

When: Today, 6 p.m.

Where: Downtown Bluffton

Entry fee: $20, $17 for 18 and younger

More information: Go online to or call 843-757-8520.

What: Tiger Bass 5K Run/Walk

When: Saturday, 9 a.m.

Where: Hampton Lake, Bluffton

Entry fee: $30, $15 for 12 and younger

More information: Go to online to or call 843-836-7480.